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Brands set off social media fireworks for Fourth of July

Marketers say, "Happy birthday, America." Read entire article
2 Jul 2015 | 9:22 am PDT

Uber, MADD team up on anti-drunk driving PSA for July 4th weekend

Uber is also matching donations made to MADD through this Sunday. Read entire article
2 Jul 2015 | 9:00 am PDT

Burson-Marsteller to help clients plant their flags in Cuba

Latin America president Ramiro Prudencio is leading the Miami-based service. Read entire article
2 Jul 2015 | 8:32 am PDT

Advice from Unilever and UNICEF at Cannes: 'Engage young people'

Executives from the two global organizations sounded off about the importance of collaboration to find solutions. Read entire article
2 Jul 2015 | 7:54 am PDT

Bonin Bough at Cannes: 'It's a creative Renaissance we're in the middle of'

Digital plus traditional marketing equals a golden era, according to the Mondelez SVP. Read entire article
2 Jul 2015 | 7:38 am PDT

ICYMI: Cannes in the can

A full roundup of PRWeek's comprehensive coverage of this year's Cannes. Read entire article
2 Jul 2015 | 7:16 am PDT

How Whole Foods finally took ownership of its NYC pricing problem

The chain's co-CEOs appeared in a video released Wednesday apologizing for the pricing mishaps and pledging to correct them. Read entire article
2 Jul 2015 | 6:02 am PDT

The 11 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 7.2.2015

Whole Foods apologizes for overcharging; Next Fifteen buys IncrediBull; WPP plans foothold in Cuba; Latest jobs report to be released this morning. Read entire article
2 Jul 2015 | 3:41 am PDT

Grayling promotes Jonathan Curtis to head of public affairs

Grayling has promoted Jonathan Curtis to head of public affairs following the management reshuffle after the departure of UK & Ireland CEO Alison Clarke. Read entire article
2 Jul 2015 | 12:48 am PDT

Female talent more likely to stay at firms with female CEOs: Weber Shandwick study

They are also more likely to want to become CEOs themselves, In Asia and globally, according to a survey of more than 1750 execs Read entire article
1 Jul 2015 | 6:49 pm PDT

Next Fifteen picks up IncrediBull to merge with Text100

IncrediBull will integrate into Text100 at the beginning of next year. Read entire article
1 Jul 2015 | 12:04 pm PDT

Sharp applies fresh coat of PR to Benjamin Moore

The paint brand's annual Color of the Year campaign kicks off in October. Read entire article
1 Jul 2015 | 11:56 am PDT

Cannes Health Lions judges Shaheed Peer and Mai Tran look back

The Cannes Lions Pharma Jury members chatted about their likes and dislikes from the Cannes Lions 2015 entries. Read entire article
1 Jul 2015 | 9:59 am PDT

Alice Chan joins startup Xero as VP of global comms

The cloud-based accounting software company is introducing itself in the US. Read entire article
1 Jul 2015 | 9:45 am PDT

Mildenhall at Cannes: 'Creativity is the primary currency at Airbnb'

It's one way that the company is trying to make consumers comfortable with the idea of staying in a stranger's home. Read entire article
1 Jul 2015 | 9:41 am PDT

Harris Diamond on trends at Cannes

The McCann chief and former Weber Shandwick CEO sat down with PRWeek at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Read entire article
1 Jul 2015 | 9:24 am PDT

Cannes in quotes

The best sound bites from last week's annual Festival of Creativity at Cannes in the South of France. Read entire article
1 Jul 2015 | 9:01 am PDT

Toyota global comms leader Julie Hamp resigns after drug arrest

She is still in police custody. Read entire article
1 Jul 2015 | 7:17 am PDT

Ruder Finn launches SONAR to prevent digital PR disasters in Asia

Developed with digital marketing firm Daylight Partnership, the social media crisis simulation platform can be adapted to multiple Asian markets Read entire article
30 Jun 2015 | 7:51 pm PDT

Award-winning anti-homophobia in sport campaign seeks Asia PR help

Volunteer-led winner of PRWeek Asia Gold Award calls for agencies in the region to help spread its message Read entire article
30 Jun 2015 | 12:00 am PDT

Kansas City rallies to keep young PR talent in town

Trozzolo Communications Group VP Joshua Brewster discusses how a spirit of togetherness imbues the city’s business and comms sectors
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1 Jul 2015 | 11:17 am PDT

Santiago PR pros strive to improve private sector's image after scandals

Pelayo Bezanilla, public affairs and comms manager, Coca-Cola, says PR professionals are hot to improve the reputation of Chile's private sector.
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26 May 2015 | 8:41 am PDT

Stockholm flexes its digital muscles

Digital strength and international relations are at the heart of doing business in Stockholm.
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24 Mar 2015 | 12:58 pm PDT

What you need to know before taking that dream job in Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines' Huy Vo details how the region's culture has a significant effect on the way business is done in Honolulu.
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24 Feb 2015 | 8:20 am PST

The challenges and beauty of working in Paris

Julie Nollet, head of international comms, Hennessy Maison, says that despite a weak economy, the city is still a major market for top comms talent.
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23 Feb 2015 | 10:48 am PST

The best things about working in Minneapolis, according to Target's PR director

Target's PR director Katie Boylan explains how ambitious local comms professionals benefit from the region's diverse corporations and small city feel.
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27 Jan 2015 | 12:54 pm PST

Dublin's reputation as tech hub opens opportunities for PR pros

Owen Cullen, MD at Cullen Communications, discusses the city's emergence from the recession and its new reputation as a hub for tech giants.
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26 Jan 2015 | 11:04 am PST

Spotlight: Baltimore

Caitlin Mills, PR director at Planit, says Baltimore's unique collaborative environment makes it an attractive destination for in-house or agency pros.
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29 Dec 2014 | 9:07 am PST

Spotlight: Amsterdam

Chris Carroll, global director of marketing, Under Armour, outlines how the creative-led city offers myriad opportunities for comms professionals.
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29 Dec 2014 | 8:31 am PST

Spotlight: Kiev

Volodymyr Dehtyarov, CEO at Newsfront PR Agency, details how PR is playing a key role in helping the city communicate from a conflict zone.
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19 Nov 2014 | 11:20 am PST

Spotlight: Toronto

Melanie Rockliff, director of comms at Campbell Co. of Canada, sees smaller firms landing big clients in this entrepreneurially minded city.
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19 Nov 2014 | 10:34 am PST

Spotlight: Hong Kong

Evan Lewis, former VP of PR, events, and corporate comms, DFS Group, details why brands need the right social voice to cut through the noise in the city.
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28 Oct 2014 | 1:24 pm PDT

Spotlight: New Orleans

Lauren Cason, a director at the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, explains how the city's PR community has bonded post-Katrina.
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27 Oct 2014 | 12:52 pm PDT

Spotlight: St. Louis

Ascension CCO Nick Ragone says the unique blend of a vibrant PR scene and a lower cost of living makes the city a major attraction for comms pros.
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25 Sep 2014 | 8:57 am PDT

Spotlight: Buenos Aires

Gustavo Averbuj, regional director, Latin America, and CEO of Ketchum Argentina, discusses how comms plays a key role in politics in the city.
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24 Sep 2014 | 7:51 am PDT

Spotlight: Denver

Quiznos' Elizabeth Sapp details how an influx of startups and a booming restaurant industry help attract PR pros to the Mile High City .
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27 Aug 2014 | 11:06 am PDT

Spotlight: Mexico City

Karen Ovseyevitz, president, Latin America, Porter Novelli, details why traditional media relations is still a crucial strategy for PR pros in the city.
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27 Aug 2014 | 10:43 am PDT

Spotlight: Moscow

Nazim Turdumambetov, corporate communications head, Philips Russia and CIS, discusses the rise of digital and PR's transformation in Moscow.
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30 Jul 2014 | 7:17 am PDT

Spotlight: Los Angeles

Jill Calcaterra, CMO, Cinedigm, details how the city's entertainment scene makes LA a highly energetic, but competitive, marketplace for PR pros.
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29 Jul 2014 | 7:12 am PDT

Spotlight: Sydney

Roger Ringwood, MD at Smart Brands International, says demand for well-executed digital and traditional comms efforts is growing in the city.
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23 Jun 2014 | 8:22 am PDT
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